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  • Did NFL Teams Miss and Let DK Metcalf Fall in the Draft?

    Bleacher Report "Picture this: a college football athlete with a frame loaded with muscle mass, standing 6'3" and weighing 228 pounds. His length, strength and aggressiveness on the field stand out every time you watch him play in a powerhouse conference. Not only does he dominate on..." October 22

  • Five moves that could save the Cowboys season

    CBS Sports "Every man dies, but not every man truly lives. Right now, the Dallas Cowboys are dying as they sit at 2-4 on the season and are just two failed comebacks from being 0-6, their 2020 woes fueled largely by a slate of injuries that include Dak Prescott, Tyron Smith, La'El Collins, Joe..." October 22

  • A more somber Aaron Rodgers still bullish on Packers' offense

    Packers News " Quarterback Aaron Rodgers answered all the questions posed to him during his midweek video news conference Wednesday, but he wasn’t having as much fun with it as he had been when the Packers were undefeated. After a 38-10 loss Sunday to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that..." October 22

  • 2020 NFL Trade Deadline: Potential matches teams that need a boost should be exploring

    CBS Sports "The trade deadline in the NFL, even in the best of times, is a tricky proposition. The league is still slow to embrace the process, in general, owners tend to be stuck in their ways and the groupthink about how difficult it is to integrate a new player into such complex and nuanced systems..." October 22

  • NFL teams going for two more than ever before

    Pro Football Talk "NFL coaches are getting more gutsy about going for two. Two-point conversions are up this year, with 58 attempts through 92 games putting the league on pace to have a total of 161 two-point conversion attempts this season. Last season there were 113 two-point conversion attempts..." October 22

  • Packers place cornerback Parry Nickerson on injured reserve

    Packers.com "The Green Bay Packers placed CB Parry Nickerson on injured reserve and released WR Kalija (kuh-lie-juh) Lipscomb from the practice squad. " October 21

  • Ideal landing spots for star WR Antonio Brown in free agency

    Sportsnaut "NFL rumor season is alive and well with less than two weeks remaining until the Nov. 3 trade deadline. However, there’s a certain free agent around the NFL world that’s now drawing a ton of interest. His name is Antonio Brown. You might have heard of him. Antonio..." October 21

  • NFL Trade Block Big Board Entering Week 7

    Bleacher Report "Injuries continue to pile up around the NFL, with Philadelphia Eagles star tight end Zach Ertz the latest to suffer a long-term ailment. Injuries often prompt contenders to make moves ahead of the trade deadline, while irrelevance often leads rebuilding teams to do the same...." October 21

  • Why COVID-19 team bubbles would make sense for the NFL during the playoffs

    USA Today "Are playoff bubbles coming to the NFL? “The league is running the numbers,” a high-ranking team executive told USA TODAY Sports under the condition of anonymity, referring to financial factors associated with secluding teams as a potential measure in dealing with the..." October 21

  • NFL Backups Who Can Break Out in Season's 2nd Half

    Bleacher Report "It feels like the NFL is on the cusp of a second-half takeover from a wave of backups.  This might be no better personified than by Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, who finally hit the field in Week 6, making him the last of the big..." October 21

  • Washington signing wide receiver Robert Foster off Packers practice squad

    Hogs Haven "The Washington Football Team is reportedly signing WR Robert Foster from the Green Bay Packers practice squad. Foster (6'2", 196 lbs) was an undrafted free agent from Alabama that was signed by the Buffalo Bills in 2018. He started 3 games in his..." October 21

  • Troy Aikman addresses hot mic comments about pregame military flyover

    Larry Brown Sports "Troy Aikman on Tuesday addressed his comments about a pregame military flyover that were caught by a hot mic. Aikman and FOX play-by-play announcer Joe Buck, who form FOX’s No. 1 NFL announcing team, were heard mocking the pregame military flyover ahead of the Tampa..." October 20

  • NFL Announces 8 Positive COVID-19 Tests Among Players in Latest Round of Testing

    Bleacher Report "The NFL and the Players Association announced 19 positive COVID-19 test results, eight from players and 11 from team personnel, during the seven-day testing period that ended Saturday. " October 20

  • NFL Players on the Trade Block Who Should Stay Put

    Bleacher Report "The NFL rumor mill is about to heat up with the Week 8 trade deadline approaching.   And why not? The league has been trade-happy in recent years, and as the season nears the halfway point, contenders and pretenders will mostly have been sorted into their..." October 20

  • 5 more NFL coaches on the hot seat

    The Score "The already bizarre 2020 NFL campaign hasn't been kind to a handful of head coaches. The Houston Texans and Atlanta Falcons already fired Bill O'Brien and Dan Quinn, respectively, early in the season, and more staff shake-ups may be on the way. Here are five more coaches whose..." October 20

  • Packers Should Trade for John Ross Immediately

    The Big Lead "John Ross is a very fast man. That's about the only positive thing you can say about the former No. 8 overall pick four years into his NFL career. The University of Washington product just hasn't been able to get any traction as a professional, struggling with injuries and..." October 20

  • 5 most-likely Odell Beckham Jr. trade scenarios

    Sportsnaut "Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is once again not a happy camper following the team’s blowout Week 6 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. It has now led to more rumors regarding a potential trade ahead of the Nov. 3 NFL trade deadline. After winning four..." October 19

  • NFL could delay Super Bowl LV by a month due to COVID-19?

    Sportsnaut "The NFL season has already seen multiple games postponed and delayed due to COVID-19 outbreaks and with more problems on the horizon, Super Bowl LV could be facing a delay. While the NFL hasn’t needed to reschedule its biggest event since Super Bowl XXXVI, which was postponed as..." October 19

  • Aaron Rodgers thinks Packers needed a wake-up call

    Real GM Football "The Green Bay Packers suffered their first loss of 2020 in Week 6, losing 38-10 at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. "You don't ever want to lose like this," Aaron Rodgers said.  " October 19

  • Tom Brady shares cool moment with college teammate’s son Jon Runyan Jr.

    247 Sports "The Tom Brady era in Tampa Bay continued Sunday with the Buccaneers’ 38-10 rout of Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. In his first season with the Bucs after 20 years and six Super Bowl wins with the New England Patriots, Brady has guided his new team to a 4-2..." October 19

  • Aaron Rodgers does ‘Key and Peele’ double pump touchdown celebration

    Larry Brown Sports "Aaron Rodgers went viral for his “Key & Peele” tribute with a double pump touchdown celebration on Sunday. Rodgers rushed into the end zone for what was initially ruled to be a touchdown during the Green Bay Packers’ Week 6 game at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. After..." October 18

  • Who will be last undefeated team standing?

    USA Today "The NFL's group of unblemished teams is down to an elite quartet. After five weeks, the Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans are the last remaining outfits yet to be dealt a defeat this season. But the road for all of them is about to get..." October 18

  • No positives across NFL, all Sunday games set to go

    The Score "There are zero new positive tests around the NFL after the league's latest round of testing, and all of Sunday's games will proceed as scheduled, a source told Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. The league experienced widespread COVID-19 issues this..." October 18

  • After an ugly Week One, kickers have been more accurate than ever

    Yahoo! Sports "Week One was ugly for NFL kickers. Ever since, they’ve been outstanding. Kickers missed more field goals in Week One of 2020 than they’ve missed in any opening week since 1982, when field goal kickers were far less accurate than they’ve become in recent..." October 17

  • Buccaneers-Packers showdown might cast Tom Brady in mismatch vs. red-hot Aaron Rodgers

    USA Today "It seems a bit odd to consider that 43-year-old Tom Brady, the oldest active player in the NFL, is going through some growing pains. For all of those Super Bowl rings, sophisticated game plans and cat-and-mouse experiences against blitz packages over two decades, you might think it’s..." October 16

  • Packers to work out Aaron Jones' twin brother once he clears COVID-19 protocol

    CBS Sports "The Green Bay Packers had a significant return on their investment when they selected Aaron Jones in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Green Bay is looking to double its winnings with Jones' twin brother. The Packers will work out Alvin Jones, who is the..." October 16

  • Rob Ninkovich shared a humorous Bill Belichick anecdote about facing Aaron Rodgers

    Boston "This weekend, the Patriots are scheduled to be back on the field following an impromptu week due to multiple positive tests for COVID-19. New England faces the Denver Broncos at Gillette Stadium at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Rob Ninkovich’s Bill Belichick anecdote: On a segment of..." October 16

  • The NFL Needs to Immediately Add Several Weeks to the 2020 Season

    The Big Lead "The NFL is currently facing a major crisis. Several teams have been hit by COVID-19 outbreaks and the 2020 schedule has been fully reworked already. With more positive cases coming almost daily, the league needs to immediately add several weeks to the end of the season for makeup..." October 16

  • Five teams that should be buyers at NFL trade deadline

    Sportsnaut "The NFL trade deadline is closing with rumors already buzzing about potential players who could be available for contenders. As we look across the league, plenty of teams will have an opportunity to be buyers in the next few weeks. While the COVID-19 pandemic creates a new hurdle for..." October 16

  • NFL updates COVID-19 protocols for newly acquired players

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL updated its COVID-19 testing protocols for newly acquired players, the league announced in a memo to teams Friday. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports free agents and players acquired from another team will have the clock start on their six-day COVID-19 entry testing process..." October 16

  • One Player Who Should Be Traded from Every NFL Team

    Bleacher Report "The NFL trade deadline used to be much ado about nothing. There might be a deal here and there, but it was nothing like the flurry of activity in other sports. It's still not a swap meet on the level of the NBA or MLB, but a lot more NFL general managers have been..." October 16

  • In a Turbulent NFL Season, the Packers Are Keeping Calm and Letting Aaron Rodgers Carry On

    The Ringer "The Green Bay Packers have, at present, the best offense in history. No team is a particularly close second. Their 3.67 points scored per drive through their first four games not only leads football, but leads every offense that has ever played. The 2007 Patriots—long considered..." October 16

  • 10 NFL Players Who Could Get Traded Before the Deadline

    Complex "The NFL continues to roll along, pandemic and all, and as the good teams are starting to separate themselves from the bad, GMs are more than likely looking at ways they can improve their rosters for the rest of the season. It’s still super early in the season, but it’s becoming..." October 16

  • 5 players most likely to be dealt by NFL trade deadline

    Larry Brown Sports "As hard as it may be to believe, the 2020 NFL trade deadline is rapidly approaching. Determinations are being made on which teams are buyers and which teams will be sellers. However, this trading deadline may be a bit different than in years past due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it..." October 16

  • Packers’ Jamaal Williams takes hilarious shot at Tom Brady

    Larry Brown Sports "Tom Brady is never going to live down his Week 4 mental mistake, and some of his peers are more than happy to pile on. Take Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams. On this week’s edition of “The Jamaal Williams Show presented by GameOnWi,” he was..." October 15

  • Tom Brady wants revenge on Aaron Rodgers . . . at golf

    Yahoo! Sports "In 2018, Tom Brady got revenge for his only career loss to Aaron Rodgers. Brady now wants revenge against Rodgers for their only head-to-head golf competition. “He beat me on the golf course, which I didn’t like,” Brady told reporters on Thursday,..." October 15

  • Why the NFL needs a bubble to save its 2020 season

    Sportsnaut "Before Week 1 began, things looked promising for a full NFL season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, things have taken an alarming turn within the past two weeks and the fate of the regular season and NFL Playoffs could now be in jeopardy. It all started with..." October 15

  • Sick NFL players who test negative for COVID may still have to sit out?

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL is trying to be vigilant to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, which is why players who test positive for COVID-19 are immediately isolated until they can be cleared. However, the protocols the league has in place could eventually result in even players who do not test positive for..." October 15

  • NFL Personnel Think Daryl Morey Could Succeed as NFL GM After Leaving Rockets

    Bleacher Report "There is reportedly some belief within the NFL that former Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey could make a successful transition from the NBA to the NFL. NFL.com's Lance Zierlein said he has spoken to NFL personnel who said they believe Morey..." October 15

  • Amazon to make strong push for NFL broadcasting package

    Sports Business Daily "Amazon will stream one of the two new NFL Wild Card playoff games planned for this season -- specifically the one that will be produced by CBS, sources confirmed. " October 15

  • Finding Homes for Players Who Need a Change of Scenery Before NFL Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "Within the first two months of the NFL season, some teams may look at a player's situation and realize it's not working out. On the other hand, a player might want to go elsewhere because of demotions, reduced playing time or limited..." October 15

  • Here is why there is no Thursday Night Football today

    Larry Brown Sports "NFL fans have grown accustomed to not having to wait a week between games thanks to “Thursday Night Football,” but they will not have that luxury this week. The NFL has had to make several changes to its schedule this season because of positive coronavirus cases. This..." October 15

  • The NFL keeps following Donald Trump into the abyss — first with Colin Kaepernick then with COVID

    Deadspin "We need to take a quick trip back in time to the year 2017. Something important happened then that explains, in part, the limp response of the NFL to the pandemic. The information stems from Colin Kaepernick’s collusion case against the NFL that was settled in..." October 15

  • Officially, it's clear the NFL 'fix' is working with fewer flags and more points

    USA Today "What happened to the flags? Through five weeks of this most unusual, pandemic-wrapped season, the points (3,958) and touchdowns (453) in the NFL have piled up like never before. During the same stretch the rate of penalties across the league has nosedived to their lowest..." October 15

  • Davante Adams returns to practice, reportedly on track to play Week 6

    The Score "Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams returned to practice Wednesday and appears on track to play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Adams missed two games because of a hamstring injury. " October 14

  • NFL reportedly has no plans to implement playoff bubble

    Yardbarker "The idea of holding the NFL playoffs in a bubble is one that has been discussed more as positive coronavirus cases keep popping up, but there has been no indication that the league is seriously considering it. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, chief medical officer Dr. Allen Sills and..." October 14

  • Green Bay Packers' Davante Adams says frustration led to deleted tweet

    ESPN " Davante Adams made no apologies for his desire to play -- and even play hurt -- but the Green Bay Packers receiver admitted that frustration led to his since-deleted tweet on the morning of his team's most recent game Oct. 5 against the Falcons, when he said it was..." October 14

  • Super Bowl in New Orleans pushed back a year to 2025 over Mardi Gras conflict

    WWLTV.com "The city of New Orleans will no longer host the Super Bowl in 2024, but instead 2025 after the NFL approved the city's plan to move hosting back a year due to a conflict with Mardi Gras parades, the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation announced Wednesday. The 2024 Super..." October 14

  • NFL to reimagine 2021 Pro Bowl; '22 Pro Bowl awarded to Las Vegas

    NFL.com "The NFL Pro Bowl presented by Verizon brings together NFL players, their families and fans for a fun and interactive celebration of the best players in the game. Over the last several months, the NFL has innovated the off-season, preseason and now the regular season. The virtual..." October 14

  • Should these teams sign Le’Veon Bell?

    Sportsnaut "It doesn’t take a genius to realize that embattled New York Jets head coach Adam Gase didn’t have a great relationship with running back Le’Veon Bell. In fact, there were rumors surrounding the Jets this past offseason that they were looking to move on from..." October 14